What an amazing two weeks it was.
11 days of competition. Inspiring athletes. Inspiring performances. Inspiring stories.
Who knew an event could rock the Gold Coast more than schoolies does every year?
You know you’re getting old when you’ve played in three different national netball leagues.
In 2004, I was picked up by the Melbourne Kestrels in the old Commonwealth Bank Trophy.
There were eight teams, with 16 players a side. Only 12 would be named each game, and similar to footy, the coach could drop or recall any of the listed players week in and week out.
We were paid $1,000 for the year, and $100 per week if we were named in the selected 12.
It’s that time of year that we all love to hate.
Well, let’s face it. There’s not a whole lot of love that netballers feel towards trials and tryouts.
Just put us in the team, which would make it easier, right? Wrong!
Wednesday was an exciting day for our very own Ash Brazill, as she was selected with pick No. 35 in the AFLW draft to the Collingwood Football Club!
One club, two teams and the first person to do so.
It was an exciting, nerve-racking day for our favourite wing defender – so I had a chat to Ash and her wife Brooke to see how it all went down.